JOURNAL OF BEIJING UNIVERSITY OF AERONAUTICS AND A ›› 2010, Vol. 23 ›› Issue (4): 117-120.

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Food for Thought on the Development of the Foreign Languages Programs in the Science and Engineering Institutes

JIANG Quan-hong   

  1. School of Foreign Languages, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing 100191, China
  • Received:2009-03-03 Online:2010-08-20 Published:2010-10-14


The article analyzes, from the aspects of social development and competition, the challenges that the foreign languages programs in science and engineering institutes have faced in China-s 30 years- development of reform and opening-up. The article agues that science and engineering institutes should strengthen the discipline construction from the aspects of academic contingent, discipline orientation, discipline achievements, degree programs and professional reference rooms, while maintaining foreign language majors cultivation modes of their own features, both of which shall be managed properly and equally.

Key words: science and engineering institutes, foreign languages programs, discipline construction, teaching construction

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